About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Journal of NELTA Gandaki (JoNG), published by Nepal English Language teachers’ Association Gandaki Province, is a peer reviewed research journal includes empirical and theoretical articles, and research reports in English Language Teaching and Learning in different contexts. Articles for the journal must be standard, research-based and within the scope of the journal. Areas of particular interests include, but are not only limited the following: Curriculum Design, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Learning and Acquisition, English Literature, Translation Studies,  Classroom Based Research, Language Testing and Evaluation, Intercultural and Multicultural Studies, Teacher Training, current issues, case studies.

Submission and Peer-Review Process

The article must have its cover page including author’s name and affiliation. The author’s name must not appear in any other parts of the text. All the submitted manuscripts will be  first reviewed by the editors to ensure that they comply with JoNG guidelines. The article will be evaluated blindly by two reviewers to determine if the article meets the standard of the peer review Journal and the basic requirements with special attention given to:

  • compliance with JoNG editorial policy,
  • the significance, novelty and originality,
  • use of appropriate language, research design, and methodology, and
  • contribution in the field of English Language.

JoNG aspires to notify authors about the decision within a month from submission date. When manuscripts are accepted subject to revision, the revised manuscript should be returned within approximately two months for necessary corrections and changes. Accepted articles are published both print and online approximately 3–4 weeks after acceptance. The whole peer-review process can take up to two and a half months to complete. The article should be submited to Publication, Research, and Innovation Sub-committee, NELTA Gandaki Province at gandakinelta2018@gmail.com which has the authority of making final decision on its publication.

Publication Frequency

The journal is scheduled to publish its issue once a year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Sources of Support

Institutional funds, donors and sale of the hard copies.

Price of hard copies

$10 (Nrs. 650).

Printed at

Adarsha Offset Printers, Bagar-1, Pokhara, Nepal.


Nepal English Language Teachers' Association Gandaki Province, Pokhara, Nepal.